IPENers take action internationally, working on local, regional and global campaigns and policies to:

  • Protect women and children from toxic chemicals
  • Reduce and eliminate the world’s most harmful chemicals
  • Eliminate lead in paint
  • Reduce mercury pollution
  • Demand that the private sector disclose information about chemicals in their products
  • Promote agroecology and toxics-free electronics

IPEN (International Pollutants Elimination Network) was founded in 1998 and is registered in Sweden as a non-profit, public interest organization. We are a network of over 600 organizations working in over 120 to protect the environment and human health.